“Primary Cilium, Microtubule Motors and their Potential Role in Cancer Initiation and Progression” led by Elena Pugacheva
Team Members: Yuriy Loskutov; Matthew Smolkin; Vishy Ramamurthy; Max Sokolov; Chris Cifarelli; Adham Salkeni; Candece Gladson (Cleveland Clinic)and Jann Sarkaria (Mayo Clinic Rochester)
“FRUVEDomics: Exploring the effects of Nutrition on the Microbiome and Metabolome in Health and Disease” led by Mark Olfert
Team Members: Melissa Olfert; Christopher Cuff; Joseph McFadden; Pamela Murray and Marianne Downes
“Carcinogenesis” led by Yon Rojanasakul and Vince Castranova
Team Members: Liying Wang; Dale Porter; Linda Sargent; Patti Erdely; Nancy Guo; Todd Stueckle; Patrick Ma and John Barnett
Please RSVP by Monday, April 18th to Ms. Luci | More information and directions on how to get to Evansdale Crossing
Save the Date for the Next "WVU Cancer Institute Evening of Science" on June 13, 2016
Brian Boone, M.D., surgical oncologist in the WVU Medicine Department of Surgery and WVU Cancer Institute, performed the state’s first hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) infusion. This treatment delivers heated, sterilized chemotherapy to the abdomen as a treatment for cancer that has spread to the lining of the abdominal cavity, or peritoneum.
WVU Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology has experienced remarkable growth over the last two years. By increasing its team of gynecologic oncologists and adding a nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and genetic counselor, the department has expanded its capability to serve gynecologic cancer patients.
The annual Holiday Celebration for WVU Medicine and Health Sciences employees will kick off on Thurs., Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Market, located on the ground floor of the Health Sciences Center. The Market will close at 11:30 a.m. for the celebration.